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Following the example set by the question-and-answer columns in the early Journals, when Mary Baker Eddy was Editor, this column will respond to general queries from Journal readers—such as the one above—with responses from Journal readers. It will generally not cover questions about how to interpret statements in Mrs. Eddy's writings. There's more information at the end of the column about how to submit questions.

When you're praying for guidance on a big decision and you...

From the February 2005 issue of The Christian Science Journal


Q  When you're praying for guidance on a big decision and you don't seem to be getting a clear message from God on which road to take, how do you know the right thing to do? A1 I remember praying for guidance about whether to quit my job. My family needed the extra income, but I was so unhappy in this job, feeling unappreciated, overworked, and underpaid.